Early Long Island: A Colonial Study

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G.P. Putnam's sons, 1896 - Long Island - 549 pages
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Contents

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Page 461 - That there shall be no future Confiscations made, nor any Prosecutions commenced against any Person or Persons for or by reason of the Part which he or they may have taken in the present War ; and that no Person shall on that account suffer any future Loss or Damage, either in his Person, Liberty, or Property...
Page 461 - Acts perfectly consistent, not only with Justice and Equity, but with that Spirit of Conciliation which, on the Return of the Blessings of Peace should universally prevail.
Page 469 - That there shall be no future confiscations made, nor any prosecutions commenced against any person or persons, for or by reason of the part which he or they may have taken in the present War ; and that no person shall on that account suffer any future loss or damage either in his person, liberty, or property...
Page 423 - I, AB, do sincerely promise and swear, That I will be faithful and bear true Allegiance to His Majesty King George...
Page 461 - It is agreed that the Congress shall earnestly recommend it to the legislatures of the respective states, to provide for the restitution of all estates, rights and properties, which have been confiscated, belonging to real British subjects...
Page 461 - Congress shall earnestly recommend it to the legislatures of the respective States to provide for the restitution of all estates, rights and properties which have been confiscated, belonging to real British subjects, and also of the estates, rights and properties of persons resident in districts in the possession of His Majesty's arms, and who have not borne arms against the said United States.
Page 467 - An act for the speedy sale of the confiscated and forfeited estates within this state, and for other purposes therein mentioned.
Page 501 - Manner resolve, never to become Slaves; and do Associate under all the Ties of Religion, Honour, and Love to our Country, to adopt and endeavour to carry into Execution, whatever Measures may be recommended by the Continental Congress; or resolved upon by our Provincial Convention, for the Purpose of preserving our Constitution, and opposing the Execution of the several arbitrary, and oppressive Acts of the British Parliament; until a Reconciliation between Great Britain and America, on Constitutional...
Page 500 - Massachusetts Bay, do, in the most solemn manner, resolve never to become slaves; and do associate under all the ties of religion, honor, and love to our country, to adopt and endeavor to carry into execution, whatever measures may be recommended by the Continental Congress...
Page 461 - IT is agreed that creditors on either side shall meet with no lawful impediment to the recovery of the full value in sterling money, of all bona fide debts heretofore contracted.

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